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    novel Into the Wild, Chris McCandless went out to live in the wild for a few months to be independent and search for the meaning of life. I believe McCandless wanted to go out and live off the land to be independant and self reliant, he was tired of having his parents wealth, he was tired of being a rich kid. McCandless wasn’t just leaving home to rebel against his parents to be petty, he wanted to see what it’d be like to be by himself, figure out the meaning of his life. McCandless set out to…

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    Chris McCandless: A True Transcendentalist Transcendentalism. The abstract concept of living a simple life, devoid of the mindless pleasures and sins of mankind, in favor for a life of peace and individualism connected with Nature. It emphasizes on finding one’s self and to not conform with society. Chris McCandless’s actions and his view on life . For example, Chris McCandless held transcendentalist views about life; views which can be observed through his journal and his interactions with…

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    Krakauer, a young man named Chris McCandless set out on a journey into the Alaskan widerness to live in the wild. On this journey, he experiences many hardships including lack of food and disease. Depsite these obstacles, he is determined to continue his journey, and goes on to learn from his experiences. Chris McCandless was able to live a new life of adventure along with gaining a more refined perspective of the world by finding his personality. Some people would think that Chris’ decision to…

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    Callarman’s argument is the most accurate view of Into The Wild and Chris McCandless’s decision. Chris made an ignorant decision based on his current feelings and how his parents treated him. You can’t succeed in the future with your actions at this point and time, but you sure can throw out your future with your current actions. And that is exactly what Chris did, he went from graduating from Emory University, to moving into the Alaskan wilderness and dying. He had the foundation of his life…

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    of Chris McCandless— Unfortunate or Inevitable On September 6th, 1992, Christopher McCandless’s frozen body, along of his belongings, was found on a bus in the barren Alaskan wilderness. His death was a mystery to the world— even his family barely knew his motivation of living off in the desolated and uninhabited Alaskan land. An American nonfiction writer Jon Krakauer investigated McCandless 's belonging and interviewed his family, and composed a nonfiction Into the Wild depicting McCandless 's…

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    Chris McCandless always wanted to lead a life different than his normal one. Unfortunately, he somehow died trying to do that. Chris McCandless, an average man, became one of the most significant Alaskan back country survivors of all time. McCandless was born and raised in El Segundo, California on February 12, 1968. Chris had a little sister named Carine. He had a very busy father. Infact his father has a rocket engineer. His father was abusive to Chris and Carmine. It was a fact that he was a…

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    Chris McCandless wrote in his journal: “Happiness is best when shared” when he was living on his own in the wild of Alaska. This statement can be viewed as deeply ironic considering McCandless intentionally severed his connections from society to be alone. What was his motive to do something so drastic? Jon Krakauer, a man of adventure and thrill seeking searched for an answer, and in his search he discovered the similarities between himself and Chris. Captivated by McCandless’ journey for…

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    Chris McCandless was a person who left one life and entirely started a new one. He believed in many ideas the Transcendentalists believed in, and lived his life based on that. Chris McCandless was an adventurer who wanted more from life than society gave him. He was an idealist who did what he always wanted to do, made mistakes and rejected personal relationships. Some may say Chris McCandless was simply suicidal, or just plain stupid. The book “Into The Wild” by Jon Krakauer has a passage on…

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    Christopher McCandless was a young man who wanted to release himself from his idealist parents and society. He desired to be rid of all things materialistic and to be isolated in a place that was untouched by the civilizations of man. Chris believed that relationships were not important enough to keep him from going into the wild. At the end of the Christopher’s life, he discovered the value of relationships, and would have came back into society had he survived. McCandless was on the right path…

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    of Chris McCandless and his adventures gets told by a author names Jon Krakauer. The story first annonces when the body of Chris/Alec was found, exposing the end, but making for a s great start for a great book. In the year 1992 was when the body was found but McCandless’s adventure started long before that in his home town of Segundo, California. but through his childhood he realized he simply did not fit in the “normal” society. Throughout the book the Author slowly revealed how McCandless did…

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